“Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes.”
Claude Pepper (American Politician)
Date of Birth:
September 8, 1900
Date of Death:
May 30, 1989
Claude Denson Pepper was an American politician of the Democratic Party, and a spokesman for liberalism and the elderly. In foreign policy he shifted from pro-Soviet in the 1940s to anti-Communist in the 1950s. He represented Florida in the United States Senate from November 4, 1936 until January 3, 1951, and the Miami area in the United States House of Representatives from January 3, 1963 until May 30, 1989.